7 iconic IKEA pieces you’ll finally be able to get in the Philippines
MANILA, Philippines – With its ready-to-assemble concept, clean lines, and modern Scandinavian aesthetic, IKEA has grown something of a cult following – a craze the Philippines is soon to get in on with the opening of the first IKEA store in Manila.
According to ABS-CBN, IKEA has given franchise rights to a local partner called Ikano. Earlier in January, the brand also posted a job opening for design manager to be based in Manila. These signs may mean that the brand will be opening locally soon.
Ahead of the hotly-anticipated IKEA opening, here are just some of the most iconic pieces from the Swedish brand that Manila residents will soon be able to get their hands on, starting with perhaps the most ubiquitous IKEA piece, the Billy bookcase. According to the IKEA website, one of these babies is sold somewhere in the world every 5 seconds. That number may just double as soon as IKEA opens in the Philippines.
The Rens Sheepskin rug is a staple in every boho-luxe living room set-up.
The Lack side table comes in a variety of colors, and is versatile enough to match all kinds of interior design styles. It’s also a no-brainer to assemble.
The Poäng armchair is an easy and affordable way to make any room look like a million bucks.
Sturdy, and with extra room for storage, the Malm bed frame is not only stylish, but also practical.
The Ektorp sofa is as cozy as it is classic, with covers that are easy to change so you'll never get bored of it.
For displaying your favorite memories in an understated but elegant way, the Ribba frame is your go-to. The frame can be displayed hanging or standing, and works in both portrait and landscape so you can easily upgrade the photos on display and move it around if you wish.